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10:14

Story of a changing (thus revised) headline: Iran 'regime collapse'

Al Jazeera :: On Tuesday morning, the Washington Post published an article, now revised, titled "Goal of Iran sanctions is regime collapse, US official says". Regime collapse would inevitably lead to "regime change", something that the Obama administration has publicly rejected for its Iran policy.

Thus the article quickly became a talking point amongst analysts and media professionals from all over the political spectrum on mailing lists and in the Twittersphere. Many on Twitter noted that the ramifications of working to implement regime change are potentially disastrous, and "could further harm prospects of US-Iran relations," writes Jasmin Ramsey.

Continue to read Jasmin Ramsey, www.aljazeera.com

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